Erik Hayes

Dr. Erik Hayes

Erik Hayes

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Phone: (765) 998-4898

Specialties: exercise for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, fit into health (fih) coordinator, life independent through exercise (lite) supervisor, skeletal muscle physiology


Major career accomplishments:

During his 14-year teaching career at Taylor, Dr. Erik Hayes has launched and continues to oversee the Fit into Health (FIT) program, a student-initiated adult fitness program that has served over 300 university employees in the last 6 years with over 75 students working in the program. He’s currently working with faculty in physics, chemistry, biology and psychology on collaborative research with the focus of measuring and improving whole-person health.